Department of the Navy Hosts Meeting on Climate Resilience in Hawaii

26-29 September 2022. The Department of the Navy (DON) hosted a discussion on nature-based climate resilience. This meeting is part of a collaboration with the Army Corps of Engineer’s Engineering With Nature® program.

Stakeholder participants shared ongoing initiatives and opportunities to collaborate on implementing nature-based solutions to enhance resilience for DON installations, as well as neighboring communities and ecosystems in Hawaii. Read more here.

Nature-based resilience is critical to developing a climate-ready force.

Ms. Deborah Loomis, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Navy for Climate Change

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220926-N-LZ409-1030 KEKAHA, HI (Sept. 26, 2022) — Members of Pacific Missile Range Facility’s (PMRF), Barking Sands, environmental team and visitors from Engineering With Nature (EWN) discuss possible solutions to shoreline erosion during a tour. EWN is the intentional alignment of natural and engineering processes to provide economic, environmental, and social benefits through collaboration. PMRF is the world’s largest instrumented multi-environment range capable of supporting surface, subsurface, air and space operations simultaneously. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Bodie Estep)